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MIL-OSI Energy: Coal’s end may be on the horizon

By   /  October 11, 2018  /  BNEF, Business, Climate Risk, Coal Phaseout Plans, Commodities, Economy, Energy, English, Exploitation, Exploration, Gas, Global Coal Markets, Global Economy, Industry, Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis, MIL Oil-Energy Sector OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Economics, Mining Sector, News, Newsletter Daily, Newsletter News Weekly, Oil, Oil Rigs, Open Source Intel, Renewable energy, Renewables, Transition  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Energy: Coal’s end may be on the horizon

Source: Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis Bloomberg: Should we just give up now? The world’s electrical utilities need to reduce coal consumption by at least 60 percent over the two decades through 2030 to avoid the worst effects of climate change that could occur with more than 1.5 degrees Celsius (2.7 degrees Fahrenheit) […]

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MIL-OSI Energy: Canada carves out protections for Trans Mountain pipeline in new free trade agreement

By   /  October 11, 2018  /  Business, Canada, Commodities, Economy, Energy, English, Exploitation, Exploration, Gas, Global Economy, Government Subsidies, Industry, Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis, MIL Oil-Energy Sector OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Economics, Mining Sector, News, Newsletter Daily, Newsletter News Weekly, Oil, Oil Rigs, Open Source Intel, Trans Mountain Pipeline, Transition, U.S.-Mexico-Canada Free Trade Agreement  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Energy: Canada carves out protections for Trans Mountain pipeline in new free trade agreement

Source: Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis The Star: Experts say an annex in North America’s newest trade agreement could protect the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion from financial difficulties. The United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) forbids all three governments from giving non-commercial assistance to Crown corporations, meaning governments can’t help corporations restructure debt, rescue a […]

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MIL-OSI Energy: Disney moving closer to meeting green energy goals

By   /  October 11, 2018  /  50 Percent Greenhouse Gas Reduction Goal, Business, Commodities, Economy, Energy, English, Exploitation, Exploration, Florida, Gas, Global Economy, Industry, Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis, MIL Oil-Energy Sector OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Economics, Mining Sector, News, Newsletter Daily, Newsletter News Weekly, Oil, Oil Rigs, Open Source Intel, Renewables, solar, Transition, Walt Disney Company  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Energy: Disney moving closer to meeting green energy goals

Source: Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis The New York Times: Even the visionary Walt Disney probably could not have imagined this one. The Walt Disney Company is just months away from generating enough renewable solar energy to fully power two of its four parks at the Walt Disney World Resort in central Florida. […]

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MIL-OSI Energy: Omaha utility proposing faster shift from coal to renewables

By   /  October 10, 2018  /  Business, Carbon Intensity, Commodities, Craig Moody, Economy, Energy, English, Exploitation, Exploration, Gas, Global Economy, Industry, Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis, MIL Oil-Energy Sector OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Economics, Mining Sector, Nebraska, News, Newsletter Daily, Newsletter News Weekly, Oil, Oil Rigs, Omaha Public Power District, Open Source Intel, Renewable Energy Transition, Renewables, Transition  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Energy: Omaha utility proposing faster shift from coal to renewables

Source: Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis Associated Press: Omaha Public Power District is proposing more aggressive environmental goals to get electricity from renewable sources and natural gas. The electric utility’s board may vote next week on a new set of goals that would accelerate its shift away from coal to other power sources, […]

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MIL-OSI Energy: Risks mount for coal worldwide

By   /  October 6, 2018  /  Business, Commodities, David Schlissel, Economy, Edwardsport, ENEA SA, Energy, English, Exploitation, Exploration, Gas, Global Coal Markets, Global Economy, Goldman Sachs, Gonzalo Barcia, IEEFA in the news, Industry, Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis, Kemper, Leczna Coal Gasification Project, MIL Oil-Energy Sector OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Economics, Mining Sector, News, Newsletter Daily, Newsletter News Weekly, Oil, Oil Rigs, Open Source Intel, Transition  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Energy: Risks mount for coal worldwide

Source: Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis Capital Projects and Contracts: While President Donald Trump continues his efforts to revive the coal industry, governments across the Atlantic are vowing to crack down on greenhouse gas pollution and stop the use of the fossil fuel. Gonzalo Garcia, the global co-head of natural resources at Goldman […]

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MIL-OSI Energy: Oklaunion joins long list of Texas coal plants to fail economic test

By   /  October 6, 2018  /  AEP, Business, Commodities, CPS Energy, Economy, Energy, English, Exploitation, Exploration, Gas, Global Economy, IEEFA in the news, Industry, Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis, Luminant, MIL Oil-Energy Sector OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Economics, Mining Sector, News, Newsletter Daily, Newsletter News Weekly, Oil, Oil Rigs, Oklaunion Coal Plant Closure, Open Source Intel, Texas, Texas Generation Sector Transition, Transition, US Coal Markets  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Energy: Oklaunion joins long list of Texas coal plants to fail economic test

Source: Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis Texas Observer: Chalk this one up as another loss for the White House. Last month, American Electric Power (AEP) announced that it would close its 650-megawatt power plant in Vernon, a rural community of 11,000 just south of the Texas-Oklahoma line, by September 2020. The closure of […]

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MIL-OSI Energy: Investors push new CEO of GE to back renewables, storage

By   /  October 6, 2018  /  Business, CEO Lawrence Culp, Climate Risk, Commodities, Economy, Energy, English, Exploitation, Exploration, Gas, General Electric, Global Economy, Industry, Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis, Institutional Investors, MIL Oil-Energy Sector OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Economics, Mining Sector, News, Newsletter Daily, Newsletter News Weekly, Oil, Oil Rigs, Open Source Intel, Renewable Energy Investment, Renewables, Transition  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Energy: Investors push new CEO of GE to back renewables, storage

Source: Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis Washington Examiner: A group of environmentally focused investors and hedge fund managers is prodding General Electric’s new CEO Lawrence Culp to stave off further losses to the company’s earnings by shifting the manufacturing giant’s focus toward wind and solar energy. “As GE’s new CEO, you must make […]

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MIL-OSI Energy: Australian utility exec: Baseload power era is over

By   /  October 4, 2018  /  Australia, Business, Commodities, Economy, End of Baseload Power Stations, Energy, English, Eraring Coal Plant, Exploitation, Exploration, Gas, Global Economy, Greg Jarvis, Industry, Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis, MIL Oil-Energy Sector OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Economics, Mining Sector, News, Newsletter Daily, Newsletter News Weekly, Oil, Oil Rigs, Open Source Intel, Origin Energy, Renewable Price Declines, Renewables, Transition  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Energy: Australian utility exec: Baseload power era is over

Source: Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis Renew Economy: [Australia’s] Origin Energy says the cost of wind and solar farms has fallen so far it is now cheaper than the marginal cost of coal generation, and the company is moving on from the concept of “24/7 base-load”. The assessment was made by Greg Jarvis, […]

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MIL-OSI Energy: Colorado legislator to offer plan enabling early coal plant retirements

By   /  October 3, 2018  /  Business, Colorado, Colorado Securitization Proposal, Commodities, Crystal River Nuclear Plant, Duke Energy, Early Coal Plant Closures, Economy, Energy, English, Exploitation, Exploration, Gas, Global Economy, Industry, Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis, MIL Oil-Energy Sector OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Economics, Mining Sector, News, Newsletter Daily, Newsletter News Weekly, Oil, Oil Rigs, Open Source Intel, Rep. Chris Hansen, Transition, Xcel Energy  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Energy: Colorado legislator to offer plan enabling early coal plant retirements

Source: Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis Energy News Network: A Colorado state legislator says he will introduce a bill in January that would give utilities a tool to accelerate retirement of power plants increasingly unable to compete with cheaper technology. The plan, known as securitization, “could deliver mass savings across Colorado,” says State […]

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MIL-OSI Energy: Alliant closes Edgewater 4 coal plant

By   /  October 2, 2018  /  Alliant Energy, Business, Commodities, Economy, Edgewater 4 Coal Plant Closure, Energy, English, Exploitation, Exploration, Gas, Global Economy, Industry, Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis, MIL Oil-Energy Sector OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Economics, Mining Sector, Natural Gas, News, Newsletter Daily, Newsletter News Weekly, Oil, Oil Rigs, Open Source Intel, Spokesman Scott Reigstad, Transition, US Coal Markets, West Riverside Energy Center, Wisconsin  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Energy: Alliant closes Edgewater 4 coal plant

Source: Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis WiscNews: With construction on a $700 million natural gas plant halfway done, Alliant Energy has shut down one of its largest coal-fired generators. Friday marked the final day for Edgewater 4, a 49-year-old plant in Sheboygan that last year burned almost 950,000 tons of Wyoming coal, generating […]

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